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B.B. King on dying: 'I pray to God it'll happen one of three ways'
B.B. King on dying: 'I pray to God it'll happen one of three ways'

Now that the legendary bluesman B.B. King has died at 89, many prominent figures have weighed in with tributes, especially his fellow musicians. But few captured King's outlook on his life -- from hardscrabble rural upbringing to the world's finest stages for 300 shows a year -- as succinctly as the man himself. "When I do eventually drop, I pray to God that it'll happen in one of three ways," he told the Guardian. "Firstly, on stage or leaving the stage, then secondly in my sleep. And the third way? You'll have to figure that out for yourself...!" PHOTOS: B.B. King | Life in Pictures  In a career-spanning interview, he told...

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